Mr. Corrick died in December of 1965 while serving as Leader of the band, and is buried in the Naval Academy Cemetery. He was 46. Upon Bandmaster Corrick's death in 1965, the policy governing assignment of band officers to the Naval Academy Band was changed. Officers would no longer be assigned on a permanent duty, non-rotational status. It was felt that the influence of "Fleet Leadership" would be beneficial to the organization. Since 1966, leadership of the band has been determined by the Bureau of Naval Personnel.